[Tutor] [Tkinter-discuss] tkinter file dialog pattern matching (fwd)

Alan Gauld alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Sun Aug 23 16:39:07 CEST 2015

On 23/08/15 15:00, Laura Creighton wrote:

> You might also want to try the Tix.ExFileSelectDialog, it is rather
> dated, but actually has a switch to toggle hidden files on/off and
> wildcard filtering capabilities. Unfortunately here with debian jessie I
> can only test it with Tcl, with python for some reason I get a
> segfault :-(

Aha! Glad it's not just me. That segfault was the obstacle I hit.
I assumed I was just using it wrong but if Michael gets it
too then I don't feel so bad! :-)

But I still think it looks the best option with its dircmd
hook  so I'm going to spend some time making it work
(if I can!)

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